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U of M president: We need more money than Dayton provides
Jury finds Zumhofe guilty of all charges, security officers subdue him after escape attempt
Morris Police officers committed to community
Man killed in farm accident on Monday
Tiger Cub Beat - Morris Area Elementary School 030814
Tigers girls stopped in first round
Six Cougars named All-UMAC
Foss, Reller grab UMAC honors
Cougar indoor wraps up in style
Cougars swept by Scots
Linda Schmidgall Yackley
Donna Mae Gades
Paul A. Stark
John Brunkhorst: Transportation funding in critical need
Down on the Farm: We're all phonies
Letter: Make our youngest citizens a priority in greater Minnesota
Letter: Vaccines will be offered as part of preparedness program
Sen. Torrey Westrom: Capitol filled with buzz at beginning of session
Open Houses 030814
Jaina Beth Felton
Bailee McCall Mohs
Landon Joel Hoiland
Area Student Accomplishments 030114
Program seeks to improve honeybee health
Farm Bill: Initial assessment on commodity programs
October 1, 2008
STG Public Health to gauge interest in five-county service
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The chairman of the Stevens Traverse Grant Public Health Board is asking county commissioners in Pope and Douglas counties to explore the possibility of merging to create a five-county public health network. In a Sept.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 13, 2008
Tubbs interim head of STG Public Health
Sandy Tubbs, Director of Douglas County Public Health, will serve as interim director of the Stevens-Traverse-Grant Public Health department. The STG Public Health board appointed Tubbs to the position Thursday. She replaces Betty Windom-Kirsch, who resigned as STG director Aug....
September 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Big Stone II plant gets ND OK to proceed
BISMARCK--A $1.27-billion expansion of the coal-fired Big Stone electric generating plant in northeastern South Dakota is the most prudent way to meet the need for more base load electricity for North Dakota customers of Otter Tail Power Co.
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Public invited to 'garden party' honoring Prairie Yard and Garden host Sue Gooch
For the past two decades, the University of Minnesota, Morris has produced Prairie Yard and Garden, a horticulture television series on Pioneer Public Television. For 15 of those years, Sue Gooch has been the host and content developer. Last year was her last season as host, and...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
July 12, 2008
Otter Tail rate hike approved but request trimmed in half
By Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL -- Regulators gave Otter Tail Power Co.
July 12, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Regulators weigh Otter Tail rate case
ST. PAUL - Minnesota regulators will decide whether to grant Otter Tail Power Co. its first electric utility rate increase in more than two decades. The Fergus Falls-based utility told regulators in a Tuesday hearing that it needs more revenue for the company to remain financially...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 4, 2008
County ready to switch solid waste operations
By Kayla Kloos Sun Tribune Stevens County Environmental Services Coordinator Bill Kleindl reviewed the Pope-Douglas Solid Waste Agreement with County Commissioners at their July 1 meeting. Kleindl will take the revised contract back to Pope-Douglas for negotiations, but the commissioners...
July 4, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
Something's Cookin' at the Morris Public Library this summer
Studies show that students who don't read over the summer are less prepared for school success in the fall. The Morris Public Library makes summer a piece of cake with the 2008 summer reading program "Look What's Cookin' At Your Library." The Morris Public Library will offer special...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
Son inspires Morris woman to organize autism support group
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Autism is a more common disorder than people might think, yet what it is remains a mystery to most people, even among those who live with it every day. That could change locally. Amy Brandt, a mother of an autistic child and a Public Health Nurse for Stevens...
May 7, 2008 - 12:00am
April 2, 2008
Public Engagement Day April 4 at three locations in Morris
By Kim Ukura UMM News Service This summer, the open space outside Legacy Living, a locally-owned adult daycare facility, will blossom to life thanks to the collaborative work of Morris senior citizens, University of Minnesota, Morris students, and local children. The intergenerational...
April 2, 2008 - 12:00am
March 31, 2008
Verndale board hears of wind turbine financing plan Monday
The Verndale School District is pursuing the planning of a wind farm with developer Johnson Controls Inc., and other Minnesota school districts to support renewable energy and receive revenues. Jackie Coleman, representing Johnson Controls, spoke about the wind project at the Verndale...
March 31, 2008 - 12:00am
February 17, 2008
'Death by a thousand cuts' -- Perham-Dent School District looks at $500,000 in cuts
Facing nearly a half million dollars in cuts this year, and the prospect of another $1.5 million the three following years, Perham-Dent school officials are starting to aim the axe at specific budget items. "Death by a thousand cuts...that's what it is starting to feel like,"...
February 17, 2008 - 12:00am
February 2, 2008
New elementary school takes shape
The dirt hasn't been moved because the ground is frozen, but that doesn't mean plans for Alexandria's new elementary school aren't being chiseled out and finely tuned. "Things are changing and happening quite rapidly," said Troy Miller of DLR Group, who presented information to Alexandria...
February 2, 2008 - 12:00am